Central Luzon politikos gather for Federalism roadshow
Local government officials of Region III gathered Thursday in Pampanga for a convention about Federalism, the Department of Interior and Local Government said.
The event, organized by the Center for Federalism and Constitutional Reform and the DILG, was participated in by city and municipal mayors, liga ng mga barangay presidents, SK Federation Presidents, as well as DILG officials and civil society organizations.
Mayor Edwin Santiago of San Fernando City, Pampanga welcomed the participants, which are estimated to be around 3,000.
Among the speakers were Gary Olivar of the Forum on Economic Freedom, and Prof. Eddie Alih and Atty. Ferdinand Bocobo of the Consultative Committee to Review the 1987 Constitution.
Many local officials affixed their signatures to the Manifesto of Support to Federalism.(END)
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